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British Man Caught with Drugs


  Roger Fitzgerald Eastwood
29th June, 1972
British Citizen

On Friday the 22nd of June 2007, personnel from Drug Squad Vieux Fort were summoned to the Hewanorra International Airport. On arrival, they were introduced to Roger Fitzgerald Eastwood, a 34 year old Briton, by custom officials. Roger Fitzgerald Eastwood arrived in St. Lucia on Tuesday the 12th of June 2007 and was due to leave for London, England on Virgin Atlantic Flight No: 032.

Having cleared security in the departure area, Mr. Eastwood was approached and questioned by law enforcement officials. A search of his person was conducted and 59 pellets containing cocaine was recovered. An additionally amount of 25 pellets containing cocaine were recovered from Mr. Eastwood’s faeces, under supervision at the St. Judes Hospital. Eastwood was arrested and charged for possession of cocaine and attempting to export cocaine. He was brought to the Second District Court in Vieux Fort on Monday the 25th of June 2007, where he pleaded guilty to the charges.

He was convicted and fined $10,000.00EC to be paid forthwith in default one year imprisonment on the possession charge and $36,000.00EC to be paid forthwith in default two and half years imprisonment on the attempting to export charge. The imprisonment terms are to run concurrently. He is presently at the Bordelais Correctional Facility.

The cocaine weighed 905 grams and has a street value of $18,100.00 EC currency.

Drugs Found.




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